Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 7, 1651-1660. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Thursday, the 18th of August, 1653.
Charges against Lenthall.
Resolved, That the Matters of Crime concerning Murder and Blood charged on Sir John Lenthall, be referred to some Justices of the Peace to examine the same, and proceed therein according to Law and Justice; viz. to Mr. John Blackwell the younger, Mr. Houghton, Mr. Sleigh, Colonel Thomas Cooper, or any Two of them.
Resolved, That the said Committee do likewise take Consideration of the particular Cases in the said Report, and present some Remedies therein to the House: And that Mr. Taylor be added to this Committee.
Call of the House.
Leave of Absence.
Reports to be made.
Resolved, That this Day Fortnight be appointed to receive Reports from the Council of State, touching such Things as depended before them, before this Parliament met: And that the Report now tendered on the Case of the Earl of Nottingham be reported in the first Place.